Hiv care

Saginaw High Schools to Host Youth Health Care Events This Month

SAGINAW, MI – Young people in the city this month can visit a pair of events planned at health centers in Great Lakes Bay connecting them to services ranging from teeth cleaning to COVID-19 vaccinations. The Saginaw-based organization will coordinate health care clinics in the city over the next two …

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Lessons from two waves of SARS-CoV-2 in South Africa

As of July 2021, at least four worrisome variants were circulating around the world in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic which resulted in nearly 180 million documented viral infections and nearly 4 million Deaths from COVID-19 around the world since December 2019. Variants of concern are those lines that evolved from the …

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Free STI screening and treatment clinic now open in Palm Springs

A free sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment clinic has opened in Palm Springs in hopes of lowering local rates that have risen in recent years. PS … Test opened its doors last month as a 100% free center and welcome to all. Health insurance is not necessary and a …

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Uninsured people are often the most billed by hospitals, data shows

The Wall Street Journal reports an investigation into hospital rates and uninsured people. Reports from Atlanta show that language barriers are linked to poor access to health care. Meanwhile, HIV prevention clinics are worried about Gilead’s reimbursement cuts. The Wall Street Journal: Hospitals often charge uninsured people the highest prices, …

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NIH Avant Garde Award for an innovative, ready-to-use concept to cure HIV and treat addiction

PICTURE: Linda Chang view After Credit: UMSOM University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Linda Chang, MD, MS, received the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Avant-Garde Prize 2021 (DP1) for research on HIV / AIDS and substance use disorders – a pioneering …

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Merck Action on gastric cancer indication Keytruda tops busy week

The only other drug approved by the FDA for these patients with allergic reactions has been in short supply worldwide since 2016. Erwinaze (asparaginase erwinia chrysanthemi) from Jazz Pharmaceuticals has encountered supply and manufacturing issues from the owner and manufacturer of the product. , Porton Biopharma Limited. FDA approves sNDA …

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How can undocumented immigrants receive treatment for HIV / AIDS in New York?

Undocumented immigrants living with HIV / AIDS in New York State can enroll in uninsured care programs that provide access to free HIV and / or AIDS care. Here is a step by step explanation. New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene A public health campaign to promote awareness …

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Prevent HIV infections during a new pandemic – World

Report shows major disruptions in HIV prevention program service linked to COVID-19, but highlights that innovations and adaptations of HIV services are possible JULY 01, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic threatens decades of hard-won development and advances in public health. UNAIDS is committed to playing a central role in ensuring that …

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People living with HIV have a significantly higher risk of suicide: study

ANI | Update: June 30, 2021 7:08 PM STI Washington [US], June 30 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine has indicated that people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are more likely have thoughts of suicide and die by …

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HIV prevention experts call for regular testing

CHICAGO – This weekend marked National HIV Testing Day, when people are encouraged to find out their HIV status and work to end the stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS. Jim Pickett, senior director of gay men’s health and prevention advocacy for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, said it’s important for …

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation hosts free HIV testing event in Jackson

A crowd gathered in Pittman Park on Sunday afternoon as the Jackson community gathered to recognize National HIV Testing Day with a community block party. AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the world’s largest nonprofit HIV / AIDS service provider, partnered with Jackson-based Xperience Jxn Entertainment Group and the Black Leadership AIDS Crisis …

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Access to health care is a right

For people living with HIV, not having the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would have limited their access to doctors and drugs. There is no cure for HIV, so without ACA the disease would develop much faster, said Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPH, Dean, Professor and Director of the Center …

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HIV awareness event to draw attention to the public health crisis

CHARLESTON, West Virginia (WSAZ) – More than 200 community members gathered on Saturday afternoon at Magic Island, forming the expression HIV SOS with their bodies. “If you just moved to Charleston, you wouldn’t know we are in so much pain,” said Joe Solomon, organizer of Solutions Oriented Addiction Response (SOAR). …

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“I would probably have a year or two to live” | Man diagnosed with HIV in 1986 lives thanks to diagnosis

John Jaruzel was tested for HIV in 1986 and came back positive. At first he thought he only had a few years to live. But now he’s living a busy life. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – About a year after the first HIV test became widely available, John Jaruzel decided to do …

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LOUD for the premiere of “Your Life, Your Power!” Film on National HIV Testing Day

LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –STRONG., an affinity group of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) which stands for “Latino, Outreach, Understanding, Division”, should preview a powerful film called “Your Life, Your Power!” Focused on improving the transition from adolescent HIV care to adult HIV care. The film will be followed by a round …

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National HIV Testing Day | Florida Department of Health in Leon

DOH Leon observes National HIV Testing Day FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2021 Florida Department of Health in Leon County observes National HIV Testing Day 2021 Tallahassee, Florida– National HIV Testing Day (NTSD) is celebrated annually on June 27 to encourage people to be aware of their HIV status so …

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COVID-19 disruption in sub-Saharan Africa will have significant health consequences

Boston, MA – At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many African leaders implemented preventive measures such as lockdowns, travel bans, border closures and school closings. While these efforts may have helped slow the spread of the virus on the continent and continue to be important for its containment, they …

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